SAGE to launch European Edition of 'Foot & Ankle Specialist'

SAGE is to launch Foot & Ankle Specialist - European Edition from February 2011. The journal will be an international edition of Foot & Ankle Specialist (FAS), a bimonthly controlled circulation journal launched in 2008 publishing peer-reviewed clinical information for foot and ankle caregivers.

Written and edited by podiatrists and orthopaedic surgeons, FAS offers the latest techniques and advancements in foot and ankle treatment through research reports and reviews, technical perspectives, case studies, and other evidence-based articles. FAS enables practitioners to address a broad range of disorders and provide their patients with the best current diagnosis and therapy.

Topics covered in the journal include ankle instability & arthritis; sports podiatry or orthopaedics; diabetic foot & wound care; heel pain, plantar fasciitis and heel spurs; dermatology and skin care; surgeries and infection. It is of interest to all those involved in foot and ankle specialisms, including surgery, nerve and wound specialists, physicians, nurses, and physical therapists.

Content in the European edition of FAS will be the same as the existing journal, and the website for both will be All content published is free to access.

"We have been delighted with the response from health professionals to FAS in the US market and see real potential for the forthcoming European edition," said Tessa Picknett, Associate Director, STM Journals, SAGE. "FAS has both a truly outstanding Editor and Editorial board, and equally has attracted a list of incredibly strong contributors making this a high-quality journal that is valued by caregivers from across the foot and ankle specialisms."

The first edition of Foot & Ankle Specialist - European Edition will be vol. 4, issue 1, year 2011. Foot & Ankle Specialist is published six times a year in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The website is


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